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Trump congratulates Bangladesh on Independence Day

trump US President Donald J. Trump has extended his ‘heartiest’ congratulations to President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with people of Bangladesh on the occasion of the 47th Independence and National Day of Bangladesh. In separate messages to the President and the Prime Minister on Friday, Trump said Bangladesh and the US are ‘important partners’ on democracy, ... Read More »

‘Suicide bomber’ blows himself up near Uttara police box

airport A man, aged around 30, who is believed to be a suicide bomber, blew himself up near a police outpost at Airport intersection in Uttara of Dhaka this evening. “A man exploded a bomb in front of a police box on Airport road and killed himself around 7:40 pm,” Nure Azam Mia, officer-in-charge of Airport Police Station, told The ... Read More »

Joint forces ready for raid on Sylhet militant den


Sylhet Correspondent Joint forces are preparing to raid a house, presumed to be a hideout of militants, at Shibbari of the district’s Dakkhin Surma upazila. Law enforcers also brought two ambulances outside the building around 4:45pm, after a four member bomb disposal unit reached there. Police cordoned off the suspected militant den in the early hours of Friday asked the ... Read More »

GD filed over BB fire Bangladesh Bank (BB) authority filed a general diary (GD) with Motijheel Police Station over Thursday night’s fire incident at the central bank building. Joint Director Nurul Islam, on behalf of the central bank, filed the diary (GD No. 1573) on Friday morning, confirmed Omar Faruque, officer-in-charge of Motijheel Police Station, to risingbd. He said investigation will be conducted into ... Read More »

SWAT reach Sylhet


 Sylhet Correspondent A SWAT (Special Weapons And Tactics) team has arrived at Pathanparha of Shibbari area of the district’s Dakkhin Surma upazila to move in on a suspected militant den surrounded by law enforcerss. The specialized team reached there around 3:52pm on Friday from Dhaka. Law enforcers had surrounded the five-storied building in Shibbari’s Pathanparha area since the wee hours ... Read More »

All set to observe first ever ‘Genocide Day’ tomorrow


Political Correspondent The nation is set to observe the ‘Genocide Day’ tomorrow for the first time in remembrance of the brutality carried out by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bengalis on the black night of March 25 in 1971.   “Simultaneously, Bangladesh will submit an application to the United Nations by this month seeking its recognition of the Genocide Day ... Read More »

Hoshi Kunio murder case verdict today

Rangpur Correspondent A Rangpur court is set to deliver its verdict in a case filed against eight members of banned militant outfit JMB in connection with killing Japanese national Hoshi Kunio. Rangpur Special Court Judge Noresh Chandra Sarker will hand down the verdict on Tuesday. Hoshi Kunio was shot dead by three unidentified assailants at Aluwari village in Kaunia upazila ... Read More »

Transport workers’ union lifts strike in 10 dists of Khulna Divn

Transport workers have called off the indefinite strike in 10 districts of Khulna Division after the administration assured of their cooperation, reports Khulna Deputy Commissioner Nazmul Ahsan said that announcement came around 2pm on Monday. “The divisional commissioner has called a meeting at the Khulna Circuit house in wake of the strike,” Transport Workers Federation Regional Committee General Secretary ... Read More »

JS body blasts propaganda against Rohingya relocation move The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Ministry on Sunday denounced the ‘negative propaganda’ against the government’s plan to relocate Rohingyas to Thengarchar near Hatiya Island in Noakhali district. The parliamentary watchdog also supported the government plan and suggested continuing its diplomatic efforts engaging international community so that Myanmar takes back its all nationals from Bangladesh. Committee members Foreign ... Read More »

Reelect AL to keep up peace, uplift: PM Hasina

Bogra Correspondent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged the people to reelect Bangladesh Awami League to continue the country’s peace, progress and development, saying that all uplift activities would be halted if the BNP-Jamaat nexus comes to power. Sheikh Hasina said if Awami League is reelected, development of everybody will be made and their life would be beautiful. But ... Read More »